George Washington vs West Virginia
October 18, 1957 at Griffith Stadium, Washington, DC

George Washington
West Virginia
RushingNo.GainLossNetTDLongAvg.
Totals30148321262714.2
Mike Sommer10926861718.6
Jack Henzes62512130 2.2
Ted Colna7166100 1.4
Richard Claypool27070 3.5
Ed Hino33851 1.7
Duane Whetstone13030 3.0
Jerry Power12020 2.0
RushingNo.GainLossNetTDLongAvg.
Totals55337203175655.8
Ray Peterson77817716511.0
Dick Longfellow95510451 5.0
Dave Rider4400400 10.0
Glen Shamblin7372351 5.0
Larry Krutko5320320 6.4
Noel Whipkey7290290 4.1
Paul "Whitey" Mikanik3140140 4.7
Ronnie Santicola1140140 14.0
Mel Reight6132111 1.8
Bill McClure2110110 5.5
Mickey Trimarki414591 2.3
PassingCompAttIntYdsTDLongSacked
Totals514259000
Ed Hino4102550  
Jack Henzes14040  
PassingCompAttIntYdsTDLongSacked
Totals11172133000
Dick Longfellow7110760  
Mickey Trimarki462570  
ReceivingNo.YdsTDLongAvg.
Totals5590011.8
Jack Kesock1430 43.0
Ted Colna2130 6.5
Duane Whetstone140 4.0
Richard Claypool1-10 -1.0
ReceivingNo.YdsTDLongAvg.
Totals111480013.5
Dennis Jones2320 16.0
Roger Chancey3280 9.3
Mel Reight2260 13.0
Phil Messinger1230 23.0
Ray Peterson1230 23.0
Terry Fairbanks1110 11.0
Dave Rider150 5.0
PuntingNo.YdsAvgLong
Totals828936.10
Richard Claypool517234.4 
Jerry Power28241.0 
Mike Sommer13535.0 
PuntingNo.YdsAvgLong
Totals38829.30
Chuck Howley28844.0 
TEAM100.0 
ReturnsPRYdsLongKRYdsLongIntYdsLong
Totals11505970260
Ed Rutsch115       
Mike Sommer   254 10 
Jack Henzes   118    
Ted Colna   124    
Jerry Power   11    
Richard Claypool      16 
ReturnsPRYdsLongKRYdsLongIntYdsLong
Totals16035902220
Ray Peterson16       
Mel Reight   238    
Glen Shamblin   121    
Charles Hageder      10 
Dave Rider      122 
All-PurposeRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Totals1265997156303
Mike Sommer86 54 0140
Ted Colna101324  47
Jack Kesock 43   43
Jack Henzes13 18  31
Ed Rutsch   15 15
Richard Claypool7-1  612
Duane Whetstone34   7
Ed Hino5    5
Jerry Power2 1  3
All-PurposeRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Totals32114859622556
Ray Peterson7723 6 106
Mel Reight112638  75
Dave Rider405  2267
Glen Shamblin35 21  56
Dick Longfellow45    45
Dennis Jones 32   32
Larry Krutko32    32
Noel Whipkey29    29
Roger Chancey 28   28
Phil Messinger 23   23
Paul "Whitey" Mikanik14    14
Ronnie Santicola14    14
Bill McClure11    11
Terry Fairbanks 11   11
Mickey Trimarki9    9
Chuck Howley4    4
 George WashingtonWest Virginia
First Downs623
 Rushing413
 Passing18
 Penalty12
NET YARDS RUSHING116321
 Rushing Attempts3055
 Average Per Rush3.95.8
 Rushing Touchdowns25
 Yards Gained Rushing148341
 Yards Lost Rushing3220
NET YARDS PASSING59133
 Completions-Attempts-Int5-14-211-17-2
 Average Per Attempt4.27.8
 Average Per Completion11.812.1
 Passing Touchdowns00
TOTAL OFFENSE YARDS175454
 Total Offense Plays4472
 Average Gain Per Play4.06.3
Fumbles: Number-Lost1-02-0
Penalties: Number-Yards7-715-72
PUNTS-YARDS8-2893-88
 Average Yards Per Punt36.129.3
Punt Returns: Number-Yards-TD1-15-01-6-0
 Average Per Return15.06.0
Kickoff Returns: Number-Yards-TD5-97-03-59-0
 Average Per Return19.419.7
Interceptions: Number-Yards-TD2-6-02-22-0
Fumble Returns: Number-Yards-TD0-0-00-0-0
Miscellaneous Yards  
Possession Time  
Third Down Conversions of of
Fourth Down Conversions of of
Red Zone Scores-Chances--
Sacks By: Number-Yards--
George Washington
#NameSoloAstTotalSacksYdsTFLYdsFFFRYdsIntYdsBrUpBlks
 Totals000 0 00002600
 Richard Claypool          16  
 Mike Sommer          10  
West Virginia
#NameSoloAstTotalSacksYdsTFLYdsFFFRYdsIntYdsBrUpBlks
 Totals000 0 000022200
64Charles Hageder          10  
22Dave Rider          122  
Scoring Summary
QtrTimeScoring PlayScore
1 WVU - Ray Peterson 62 yd rush TD6-0
1 GWU - Mike Sommer 71 yd rush TD (Kick by Richard Claypool Good)6-7
1 WVU - Mickey Trimarki 1 yd rush TD (Kick by Chuck Howley Good)13-7
2 WVU - Glen Shamblin 3 yd rush TD (Kick by Paul "Whitey" Mikanik Good)20-6
4 WVU - Mel Reight 3 yd rush TD (Kick by Chuck Howley Good)27-6
4 GWU - Ed Hino 1 yd rush TD (Kick by Richard Claypool Good)27-14
4 WVU - Dick Longfellow 19 yd rush TD (Kick by Paul "Whitey" Mikanik Good)34-14
Attendance: 8,000
Score By Quarter
Team1234Total
George Washington700714
West Virginia13701434
Officials: Reid Staton (Field Judge), G.T. Watson (Head Linesman), H.V. Hooper (Referee), Robert Littrell (Umpire)
George Washington
PosOffense
LEDonald Herman
LTBob Jewett
LGMarion Hoar
CMickey Varley
REBill Berry
RGRobert Frulla
RTEd Rutsch
QBJack Henzes
FBRichard Claypool
LHMike Sommer
RHTed Colna
West Virginia
PosOffense
LEBruce McClung
LTBill Trozzo
LGChuck Howley
CTom Domen
RGBob Guenther
RETerry Fairbanks
RTPaul Sharkady
QBMickey Trimarki
FBLarry Krutko
RHDave Rider
LHPaul "Whitey" Mikanik
Ed Hino, Jerry Power, John Whiting, Adolph Brazinsky, Henry Busky, Ronald DeMelphi, Ado Valge, James Taylor, Tom Cykowski, Jerry Sluger, Jack Kesock, Duane Whetstone
11-Dick Longfellow, 12-Chuck Simpson, 21-Ray Peterson, 24-Ralph Anastasio, 32-Glen Shamblin, 34-Noel Whipkey, 42-Mel Reight, 43-Ronnie Santicola, 44-Bill McClure, 51-Joe Wirth, 55-J.D. Miller, 56-Chuck Billak, 60-Bill Ford, 62-Carl Dannenberg, 64-Charles Hageder, 65-Bill Lopasky, 68-Jerry Keeney, 74-Jim Pickett, 75-Jim Hillen, 77-Dick Guesman, 79-Ed Sommer, 80-Rick Rodesky, 83-John Bowles, 86-Tony Tallarico, 87-Roger Chancey, 88-Phil Messinger, 89-Dennis Jones